The National Museum of Dentistry is pleased to announce the availability of two traveling exhibitions:Â The Future is Now! African Americans in Dentistry and Branches, Bristles and Batteries: Toothbrushes through Time.
The Future is Now! African Americans in Dentistry pays tribute to the extraordinary men and women who paved the way for African Americansâ€™ success as dental professionals. With dramatic portraits, poignant memoirs and stories of individual and collective achievement, this exhibition inspires and educates visitors of every age.Â The exhibition includes aÂ moving photographic timeline ofÂ the complex and inspiring story of individual accomplishment, educational advancement and organizational success from the 1860s through the present day; andÂ providesÂ a valuable new point of engagement with the youth of a host’sÂ communities, with the potential to spark an interest in considering dentistry as a lifetime career.
The exhibition is appropriate for a wide range of museums, including institutions devoted to science, health, and history.Â ItÂ is presented in partnership with the National Dental Association, and is available for a cost ofÂ $5,000 plus incoming shipping costs.Â Â
Did you know that the first modern toothbrush was invented in the late 1700’s?Â Filled with fascinating facts and fun activities for the whole family, Branches, Bristles and Batteries: Toothbrushes through TimeÂ allows children and adults to “brush up” on truths about toothbrushes while helping to develop habits that ensure good oral health.Â
Targeted to elementary-age children, the exhibition includes interactives that encourage healthy eating, the importance of brushing, and an understanding ofÂ the toothbrush’s role in history.Â It providesÂ an excellent opportunity to partner with local professionals to promote dental health education outreach.Â
The exhibition is appropriate for science, health and children’s museums, and is made possible by the support of United Concordia Companies, Inc.Â ItÂ is available for a cost of $5,000 plus incoming shipping costs.
Educational and marketing materials, installation instructions and condition reports are included in the registration packets of bothÂ exhibitions.Â Â To learn more aboutÂ these exhibitions and for booking information, please contact Scott Swank, DDS, Curator at 410.706.8704 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Â